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John  Wayne
[1907-1979]


still photo (in color) from "Hondo" [1953] starring John Wayne          short profile

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"Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect
when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday."

"I've had three wives, six children and six grandchildren and I still don't understand women."

"Don`t ever for a minute make the mistake of looking down your nose at Westerns. They`re art – the good ones, I mean. They deal in life and sudden death and primitive struggle, and with the basic emotions – love, hate, and anger – thrown in. We`ll have Western films as long as the cameras keep turning. The fascination that the Old West has will never die. And as long as people want to pay money to see me act, I`ll keep on making Westerns until the day I die."

signature of actor John Wayne


     B I O

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Wayne's overnight success came after roughly fifty movies!

John Wayne entry at Wikipedia
John Wayne credits [1926-1980] at Internet Movie Database
browse the John Wayne Store at Amazon


star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  won an Oscar for Best Actor for "True Grit" [1969]    John Wayne won an Oscar® for Best Actor
for "True Grit" [1969]
and was also nominated for an Oscar in 1950 & 1961

He also received
two Golden Apple Awards (1965 & 1976)
two Golden Boot Awards (1996 & 2007)
6 Laurel Awards (1961-1971) out of 21 nominations
a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
footprints in the forecourt at Grauman's Chinese Theatre {25 Jan 1950}
and he was listed as 'Amazon bestselling action star' in 2008


Movies  of  John Wayne
John Wayne credits [1926-80] at Internet Movie Database
John Wayne Filmography website [est. 2011]

"The Complete Films Of John Wayne" [6/2000] by Boris Zmijewsky, Steven Zmijewsky and Mark Ricci
http://www.amazon.com/Complete-Films-John-Wayne/dp/0806509457/

"The John Wayne Filmography" [7/2007] by Fred Landesman
http://www.amazon.com/John-Wayne-Filmography-Fred-Landesman/dp/0786432527/

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John Wayne Legend of A Cowboy 20 Movie Pack DVD box set  "John Wayne: Legend of A Cowboy 20 Movie Pack" DVD box set [2004]
B.C.I./Eclipse b&w DVD set [7/2004] 5 disks for $17.99
NOTE: 2 films shown with red {{*}} are NOT part of 2005 20 Movie Pack below
contains edited b&w serial and 19 b&w feature films, 1932-1950: "Blue Steel" [1934]; "The Dawn Rider" [1935]; "The Desert Trail" [1935]; "Hell Town" [1950 re-release]; "His Private Secretary" [1933] {{*}}; "The Hurricane Express" edited serial [1932] {{*}}; "The Lawless Frontier" [1934]; "The Lucky Texan" [1934]; "The Man From Utah" [1934]; "'Neath The Arizona Skies" [1934]; "Paradise Canyon" [1935]; "Rainbow Valley" [1935]; "Randy Rides Alone" [1934]; "Riders of Destiny" [1933]; "Sagebrush Trail" [1933]; "The Star Packer" [1934]; "Texas Terror" [1935]; "The Trail Beyond" [1934]; "West of The Divide" [1934]; and "Winds of The Wasteland" [1936]; plus bonus of 32 John Wayne trailers

John Wayne Signature Collection DVD box set  "The John Wayne Signature Collection" DVD box set [2004]
Warner Home Video color DVD set [10/2004] 4 disks - out of prodn/used
contains four feature films: "Stagecoach" [1939] directed by John Ford [1894-1973]; "The Searchers" [1956] directed by John Ford [1894-1973]; "Rio Bravo" [1959] directed by Howard Hawks [1896-1977]; and "The Cowboys" [1972] directed by Mark Rydell
John Wayne 20 Movie Pack DVD box set  "John Wayne 20 Movie Pack" DVD box set [2005]
Digital 1Stop / Mill Creek Ent. b&w/color DVD set [7/2005] 4 disks for $7.99
NOTE: 3 films shown with red {{*}} are NOT part of 2004 20 Movie Pack above
contains 19 b&w features from 1933-1950 and 1 color feature: "Angel and The Bad Man" [1947] {{*}} with Gail Russell; "Blue Steel" [1934]; "The Dawn Rider" [1935]; "The Desert Trail" [1935] "Hell Town" [1950 re-release]; "The Lawless Frontier" [1934]; "The Lucky Texan" [1934]; "The Man From Utah" [1934]; "McLintock" [1963] {{*}} in Technicolor, with Maureen O'Hara, Patrick Wayne, Stefanie Powers & Chill Wills; "'Neath The Arizona Skies" [1934]; "Paradise Canyon" [1935]; "Rainbow Valley" [1935]; "Randy Rides Alone" [1934]; "Riders of Destiny" [1933]; "Sagebrush Trail" [1933]; "The Star Packer" [1934]; "Texas Terror" [1935]; "The Trail Beyond"
[1934]; "West of The Divide" [1934]; and "Winds of The Wasteland" [1936]; plus bonus "The American West of John Ford" TV special [1971] {{*}}

John Wayne Cliffhanger Collection 5-disk DVD set  "The John Wayne Cliffhanger Collection" 3-serial box set [2006]
contains 3 b&w digitally-remastered serials from Mascot Pictures starring John Wayne: "The Shadow of The Eagle" [Feb 1932] with Dorothy Gulliver; "The Hurricane Express" [Aug 1932] with Shirley Grey; and "The Three Musketeers" [April 1933] with Jack Mulhall, Raymond Hatton; each serial is also available individually below
Koch / Passport b&w digitally-remastered DVD set [7/2006] 5 disks for $17.99
more serials on the Silent & Sound Movie Serials Pages at Magic Lantern Video & Book Store
John Wayne - John Ford Film Collection  "John Wayne - John Ford Film Collection" DVD box set [2006]
Warner DVD box set [6/2006] 10 disks for $52.37
eight feature films starring John Wayne and directed by John Ford [1894-1973]: includes "Stagecoach" [1939] 2-disk edition; "The Long Voyage Home" [1940]; "They Were Expendable" [1945] with Robert Montgomery & Ward Bond; "Fort Apache" [1948] with Henry Fonda; "3 Godfathers" [1948] with Pedro Armendáriz, Harry Carey Jr. & Ward Bond; "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" [1949]; "The Searchers" [1956] with Ward Bond & Natalie Wood; and "The Wings of Eagles" [1957] with Ward Bond & Maureen O'Hara; plus documentary short "A Turning of The Earth: John Ford, John Wayne and The Searchers" [1999]
Ultimate Western Heroes DVD box set  
"Western Heroes Ultimate Collection" DVD box set [2007]
St. Clair Vision color DVD [2/2007] 6 disks for $18.99
includes: John Wayne TV appearance on "The Lucy Show" [1966]; "John Wayne Biography" [1998];
100+ classic John Wayne movie trailers; and two Roy Rogers TV episodes
John Wayne Fox Westerns Collection DVD box set  "John Wayne: The Fox Westerns Collection" DVD box set [2008]
Fox b&w/color DVD set [5/2008] 5 disks for $26.99
contains four feature films: 2-disk Special Edition of b&w "The Big Trail" [1930] directed by Raoul Walsh [1887-1980]; "North To Alaska" [1960] directed by Henry Hathaway; "The Comancheros" [1961] directed by Michael Curtiz [1886-1962]; and "The Undefeated" [1969] directed by Andrew V. McLaglen; plus extras including four featurettes, commentary, photo gallery, trailers, newsreels, and more
TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection / John Wayne Westerns DVD box set  "T.C.M. Greatest Classic Films Collection: John Wayne Westerns" [2009]
Turner Home Ent. widescreen color DVD set [5/2009] 2 disks for $19.49
contains four feature films: "Fort Apache" [1948] directed by John Ford [1894-1973], with Henry Fonda;
"The Searchers" [1956] directed by John Ford [1894-1973], with Ward Bond & Natalie Wood; "Rio Bravo" [1959] directed by Howard Hawks [1896-1977]; and "The Cowboys" [1972] directed by Mark Rydell; plus extras including trailer gallery, commentaries, and documemntary films "Monument Valley: John Ford Country", "The Cowboys: Together Again", and "The Breaking of Boys and The Making of Men"

John Wayne: American Hero 10 Movie Pack
http://www.amazon.com/John-Wayne-American-Hero-Movie/dp/B000NVIGHA/
John Wayne: Cowboy Legend 10 Movie Pack
http://www.amazon.com/John-Wayne-Cowboy-Legend-Movie/dp/B000NVIGHK/

The Great American Western, Vol. 2 ~ John Wayne B00062IXHE + B0000VD0CE
The Great American Western, Vol. 4: John Wayne B0000C0FLE
The Great American Western, Vol. 24: John Wayne B0001I2C4S

http://www.amazon.com/Century-Collection-Donovans-Dorado-McLintock/dp/B000O179G8/
http://www.amazon.com/John-Wayne-Collection/dp/B000AQ69PY/
http://www.amazon.com/John-Wayne-Collection-Pittsburgh-Conqueror/dp/B000EQHXMI/
http://www.amazon.com/Western-Collection-Liberty-McLintock-Shootist/dp/B000O179GS/

"Brown of Harvard" [1926] as uncredited football player /tt0016690/
"Bardelys the Magnificent" [1926] as uncredited guard /tt0016627/
"The Great K & A Train Robbery" [1926] as uncredited extra /tt0016939/
"The Draw-Back" short [1927] as uncredited football player /tt0440338/
"Annie Laurie" [1927] as uncredited extra /tt0017632/
"The Drop Kick" [1927] as uncredited football player + extra /tt0017832/
"Seeing Stars" short [1927] as uncredited extra /tt0778043/
"Mother Machree" [1928] as uncredited extra /tt0019182/
"Four Sons" [1928] as uncredited officer /tt0018909/
"Hangman's House" [1928] as uncredited extra /tt0018972/
"Noah's Ark" [1928] as uncredited extra /tt0020223/
"Speakeasy" [1929] as uncredited extra /tt0020438/
"The Black Watch" [1929] as uncredited 42nd Highlander /tt0019699/
"Words and Music" [1929] portrayed Pete Donahue {credited as Duke Morrison} /tt0020604/
"Salute" [1929] as uncredited midshipman /tt0020359/
"The Forward Pass" [1929] as uncredited extra /tt0019895/
"Men Without Women" [1930] as uncredited radioman /tt0021140/
"Born Reckless" [1930] as uncredited extra /tt0020702/
"Rough Romance" [1930] as uncredited lumberjack /tt0021319/
"Cheer Up and Smile" [1930] as uncredited extra /tt0020759/

"The Big Trail" [Fox Oct 1930]
The Big Trail  "The Most Important Picture Ever Produced" Filmed on location at Grand Canyon, Sequoia, Yellowstone & Zion National Parks, and in Arizona, California, Montana, Oregon, Utah & Wyoming; a handsome young scout leads a large wagon train across America to Oregon Territory while romancing one of the women on the train. Directed by Raoul Walsh & Louis R. Loeffler; first leading role of John Wayne; also starring Marguerite Churchill, El Brendel, Tully Marshall, Tyrone Power Sr., David Rollins, Frederick Burton, Ian Keith, Charles Stevens, Louise Carver, Chief John Big Tree, Ward Bond, Iron Eyes Cody; listed on National Film Registry (2006); an example of Simultaneous Bilingual Film Production: the movie was shot in five versions: Fox Grandeur 70mm; standard 35mm; and (with different casts) in Spanish, German & French
Fox widescreen color Blu-ray [11/2012] 2 disks for $10.99
Blu-ray includes 70mm & 35mm & 70mm-as-full-screen versions, plus commentary & 4 featurettes
Fox 122-min widescreen color DVD [5/2008] 2 disks for $10.99
Fox panned & scanned 110-min color DVD [5/2003] for $8.99
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

"The Making of The Big Trail" 13-minute documentary [Fox 2008]
Co-produced & co-directed by John Cork & Lisa Van Eyssen • credits at IMDb

"The Shadow of The Eagle" 12-chapter sound serial
[Mascot Pictures Feb 1932]
Shadow of the Eagle 12-chapter serial starring John Wayne  The Eagle uses skywriting to threaten an airplane manufacturer; the primary suspect is the owner of a traveling air circus, but he goes missing, so a stunt pilot tries to solve the mystery. Chapter Titles: 1. The Carnival Mystery; 2. Pinholes; 3. The Eagle Strikes; 4. The Man of A Million Voices; 5. The Telephone Cipher; 6. Code of The Carnival; 7. Eagle or Vulture?; 8. On The Spot; 9. When Thieves Fall Out; 10. The Man Who Knew; 11. The Eagle's Wings; and 12. The Shadow Unmasked Co-written & directed by Ford Beebe; starring John Wayne, Dorothy Gulliver, Edward Hearn, Richard Tucker, Kenneth Harlan & Walter Miller
Marengo Films b&w 72-minute feature version DVD [11/2000] for $9.99
Anchor Bay b&w VHS [6/94] 4 tapes - out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDb
full serial included on "The John Wayne Cliffhanger Collection" 3-serial box set [2006]
Passport b&w digitally-remastered DVD set [7/2006] 5 disks for $17.99

more serials on the Silent & Sound Movie Serials Pages at Magic Lantern Video & Book Store

"Two-Fisted Law" [Columbia Pictures June 1932]
full poster for 'Two-Fisted Law' starring Tim McCoy & John Wayne  half-sheet poster for 'Two-Fisted Law' starring Tim McCoy & John Wayne  Rancher Tim borrows money from a banker, who then steals Tim's cattle, forecloses on the ranch, and goes after the ranch of Tim's girl. Tim works as a prospector for a while; when he returns, the crooked deputy frames him for a stagecoach robbery and murder.
Directed by D. Ross Lederman; starring Tim McCoy, Alice Day, Wheeler Oakman, Tully Marshall, Wallace MacDonald, John Wayne, Walter Brennan & Richard Alexander
Western Movie Classics b&w DVD [12/2011] for $12.98
Sony Pictures b&w VHS [8/96] for $6.99
credits at IMDb

"The Hurricane Express" 12-chapter sound serial
[Mascot Pictures Aug 1932]
The Hurricane Express 12-chapter serial starring John Wayne  "A Thriller of The Roaring Rails" - Someone is trying to wreck the L&R Railroad, and when the chief engineer is killed, his airline pilot son takes over the job. Chapter Titles: 1. The Wrecker; 2. Flying Pirates; 3. The Masked Menace; 4. Buried Alive; 5. Danger Lights; 6. The Airport Mystery; 7. Sealed Lips; 8. Outside The Law; 9. The Invincible Army; 10. The Wrecker's Secret; 11. Wings of Death; and 12. Unmasked; the 81-minute feature version was edited down from seven chapters Directed by J.P. McGowan & Armand Schaefer; starring John Wayne, Shirley Grey, J. Farrell MacDonald, Tully Marshall, Conway Tearle, Lloyd Whitlock, Edmund Breese, Matthew Betz & Alan Bridge
A.F.A./Passion b&w DVD [7/2003] for $6.89
Alpha Home Ent. b&w DVD [10/2006] for $7.98
Reel Enterprises b&w 77-minute feature version DVD [5/2007] for $9.95
full credits at IMDb
full serial included on "The John Wayne Cliffhanger Collection" 3-serial box set [2006]
Passport b&w digitally-remastered DVD set [7/2006] 5 disks for $17.99

more serials on the Silent & Sound Movie Serials Pages at Magic Lantern Video & Book Store

"His Private Secretary" romantic comedy!
[Colam/Screencraft June 1933]
His Private Secretary romantic comedy starring John Wayne  A young man secretly marries a girl and his father disapproves, thinking her a golddigger;
so she gets a job at the family business to prove her worthiness.

Directed by Phil Whitman; starring John Wayne, Evalyn Knapp & Reginald Barlow
ROAN b&w DVD [3/2005] for $9.99
Timeless Multimedia b&w VHS [12/92] for $9.99
full credits at IMDb

"The Three Musketeers"
12-chapter sound serial [Mascot Pictures April 1933]
Three Musketeers 12-chapter serial starring John Wayne  A U.S. Army pilot rescues three Foreign Legionaires in the Moroccan desert, and joins them to fight the mysterious El Shaitan. Chapter Titles: 1. The Fiery Circle; 2. One For All, All For One; 3. The Master Spy; 4. Pirates of The Desert; 5. Rebel Rifles; 6. Death's Marathon; 7. Naked Steel; 8. The Master Strikes; 9. The Fatal Cave; 10. Trapped!; 11. The Measure of A Man; and 12. The Value of Comrades Directed by Colbert Clark & Armand Schaefer; starring Jack Mulhall, Raymond Hatton, Ralph Bushman, John Wayne, Lon Chaney Jr., Noah Beery Jr., William Desmond & Yakima Canutt; re-edited & re-released as the feature "Desert Command" [1946]
Marengo Films color DVD [11/2006] for $9.99
11"x17" poster from Amazon for $14.99
27"x40" poster from Amazon for $19.99
full credits from IMDb
full serial included on "The John Wayne Cliffhanger Collection" 3-serial box set [2006]
Passport b&w digitally-remastered DVD set [7/2006] 5 disks for $17.99

more serials on the Silent & Sound Movie Serials Pages at Magic Lantern Video & Book Store

"Riders of Destiny" [1933] /tt0024500/
with Cecilia Parker, Forrest Taylor & George 'Gabby' Hayes

"Sagebrush Trail" [1933]
with Nancy Shubert, Lane Chandler & Yakima Canutt

"The Star Packer" [1934]
with Yakima Canutt, Verna Hillie, George 'Gabby' Hayes & Thomas G. Lingham

"Blue Steel" [1934]
with Eleanor Hunt & George 'Gabby' Hayes

"The Lawless Frontier" [1934]
with Earl Dwire, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Sheila Terry & Jack Rockwell

"The Lucky Texan" [1934]
with George 'Gabby' Hayes, Barbara Sheldon, Lloyd Whitlock & Yakima Canutt

"The Man From Utah" [1934]
with Edward Peil Sr., George 'Gabby' Hayes, Yakima Canutt & Polly Ann Young

"Randy Rides Alone" [1934]
with Alberta Vaughn, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Yakima Canutt & Earl Dwire

"'Neath The Arizona Skies" [1934]
with Yakima Canutt, Jay Wilsey, Shirley Jean Rickert & Sheila Terry

"The Trail Beyond" [1934] /tt0025903/
with Verna Hillie, Noah Beery Sr., Noah Beery Jr. & Robert Frazer

"West of The Divide" [1934] /tt0025969/
with Virginia Brown Faire, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Lloyd Whitlock & Billy O'Brien

"Texas Terror" [1935] /tt0027087/
with Lucile Browne & George 'Gabby' Hayes

"The Dawn Rider" [1935]
with Marion Burns, Dennis Moore & Reed Howes

"The Desert Trail" [1935]
with Eddy Chandler & Al Ferguson

"Paradise Canyon" [1935]
with Yakima Canutt, Marion Burns & Earle Hodgins

"Rainbow Valley" [1935]
with George 'Gabby' Hayes, Lucile Browne, LeRoy Mason & Jay Wilsey

"Westward Ho" [Republic Pictures Aug 1935]
Westward Ho 1935 B-movie from Republic Pictures starring John Wayne  Filmed near Lone Pine, California; bandits attack a wagon train and kill all but two boys, capturing one; the other becomes leader of a post-Civil War vigilante group who ride down bandits - a confrontation between the two brothers is inevitable. Directed by Robert N. Bradbury; written by Robert Emmett Tansey, Lindsley Parsons & Harry Friedman; starring John Wayne, Sheila Bromley, Frank McGlynn Jr., Jim Farley, Jack Curtis, Bradley Metcalfe, Dickie Jones, Mary MacLaren, Yakima Canutt, Hank Bell & Glenn Strange
Olive Films b&w Blu-ray [3/2013] for $19.99  
Olive Films b&w DVD [3/2013] for $14.99  
Republic Pictures b&w DVD [5/2004] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

"The Oregon Trail" [Republic Pictures Jan 1936]
half-sheet poster for 'The Oregon Trail' 1936 movie starring John Wayne  lobby card for 'The Oregon Trail' 1936 movie starring John Wayne  An Army captain asks for leave to locate his missing father; the bad guys have gone to Oregon, so he hires on as leader of a wagon train; location filming near Lone Pine, California. Directed by Scott Pembroke; written by Jack Natteford, Lindsley Parsons & Robert Emmett Tansey; starring John Wayne, Ann Rutherford, Joseph W. Girard, Yakima Canutt (also stunts), Frank Rice, E.H. Calvert, Ben Hendricks Jr., Harry Harvey, Fern Emmett, Jack Rutherford, Marian Ferrell, Roland Ray, Gino Corrado, Edward LeSaint & Octavio Giraud
VHS/DVD/Blu-ray not available {this film is considered lost}
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

"Winds of The Wasteland" [Republic Pictures July 1936]
'Winds of The Wasteland' aka 'Stagecoach Run' starring John Wayne  aka "Stagecoach Run"; two Pony Express riders lose their jobs when the telegraph arrives, so they buy a run-down stagecoach line, which turns out to service an abandoned mining town . . . Directed by Mack V. Wright; written by Joseph F. Poland; starring John Wayne, Phyllis Fraser, Lane Chandler, Lew Kelly, Douglas Cosgrove, Sam Flint, Bob Kortman, Ed Cassidy, Jon Hall, Merrill McCormick, Christian J. Frank, Jack Rockwell, Arthur Millett, Tracy Layne, Yakima Canutt & Helen Gibson
Good Times Video b&w DVD [8/2003] for $3.20 {sic}
Synergy Ent. b&w DVD [10/2008] for $9.99
A.F.A. Ent. b&w DVD [5/2010] for $10.95
Republic Pictures b&w VHS [1998] for $2.35 {sic}
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

"Born To The West" [Paramount Dec 1937; re-released 1950]
Born to the West movie poster directed by Charles Barton, starring John Wayne & Johnny Mack Brown  Directed by Charles Barton; based on "Valley of The Wild Horses" (1927) by Zane Grey; starring John Wayne, Marsha Hunt, Johnny Mack Brown, John Patterson, Monte Blue & Lucien Littlefield
full credits from IMDb
Born To The West 11"x17" poster from Amazon for $9.99
Born To The West 27"x40" poster from Amazon for $19.99
re-released as "Helltown" [1950]
Alpha Video b&w DVD [6/2002] for $7.98
Good Times Video double feature DVD [5/2001] for $4.98 {with "Blue Steel" [1934]}
United American b&w VHS out of prodn/many used

John Wayne starred as Stoney Brooke in eight of the 50+ "The Three Mesquiteers" B-Westerns of 1936-43
The movies were based on novels & stories & characters created by William Colt MacDonald [1891-1968]

"Pals of the Saddle" [1938] starring John Wayne

"Overland Stage Raiders" [Republic Pictures Sept 1938] /tt0030545/
starring John Wayne, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune & Louise Brooks

"Santa Fe Stampede" [1938] starring John Wayne

"Red River Range" [1938] starring John Wayne

"The Night Riders" [1939] starring John Wayne

"Three Texas Steers" [1939] starring John Wayne

"Wyoming Outlaw" [1939] starring John Wayne

"New Frontier" [1939] starring John Wayne

"Stagecoach" [United Artists Feb 1939]
Stagecoach movie  Passengers on a stagecoach – the famous Ringo Kid, a drunken doctor, a pregnant woman, a crooked bank manager & others – learn that Geronimo is on the warpath. Co-produced & directed by John Ford [1894-1973]; script by Dudley Nichols from the short story by Ernest Haycox; starring John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Andy Devine, John Carradine, Thomas Mitchell, Louise Platt & Tim Holt; Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Editing, Best B&W Cinematography, Best Art Direction, won Best Music, Best Supporting Actor (Mitchell); listed at National Film Registry 1995
Criterion b&w Blu-ray [5/2010] for $28.99
Warner Video b&w DVD [10/97] out of prodn/many used
Warner Video b&w VHS [6/97] out of prodn/many used
full credits from IMDb
"Stagecoach" [1939] posters at AllPosters [dot] com
John Ford's Stagecoach  
"John Ford's Stagecoach" [2002]
Edited by Barry Keith Grant

Cambridge Univ Press 9x6 pb [12/2002] for $22.99
"Stagecoach" [1992] critical text by Edward Buscombe
British Film Institute 7½x5½ pb [9/92] for $10.17

"Dark Command" [Republic Pictures April 1940]
Directed by Raoul Walsh; based on the Western novel by W.R. Burnett; starring John Wayne, Walter Pidgeon,
Claire Trevor, Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Porter Hall & Marjorie Main; Oscar nomination for
Best Original Score (Victor Young); full credits from IMDb

"The Long Voyage Home"
[Walter Wanger/United Artists Nov 1940]
Produced & directed by John Ford; script by Dudley Nichols, based on stage plays by Eugene O'Neill;
starring John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter, Barry Fitzgerald, Wilfrid Lawson, John Qualen, Mildred Natwick
& Ward Bond; Oscar noms for Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best B&W Cinematography, Best Editing,
Best Special Effects, Best Original Score; full credits from IMDb

"Flying Tigers" [1942]
Starring John Wayne; full credits at IMDb

"Reunion In France" [1942]
with John Wayne & Joan Crawford

"Tall In The Saddle" [1944] starring John Wayne
videos/DVDscredits from IMDb

"Back To Bataan" [1945]

"They Were Expendable" [M.G.M. Dec 1945]
Directed by John Ford; with John Wayne, Robert Montgomery & Ward Bond
full credits from IMDb

"Without Reservations"  [R.K.O. 1946]
The female author of a novel in a similar tone as Ayn Rand's "The Fountainhead" meets a tough-guy actor on a train
bound for Hollywood where her novel is to be made into a movie; she actively pursues him for the lead role,
though he's read the novel and openly mocks it as ridiculous nonsense.

Directed by Mervyn LeRoy; starring John Wayne & Claudette Colbert; full credits at IMDb

"Tycoon"  [R.K.O. 1947]
Starring John Wayne; full credits at IMDb

"Angel and The Bad Man" [1947] with Gail Russell

"Fort Apache" [1948]
Directed by John Ford with John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple, Pedro Armendáriz, Ward Bond,
George O'Brien, Victor McLaglen & Guy Kibbee; videos/DVDsfull credits from IMDb

"Red River" [1948]
Directed by Howard Hawks; starring John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru & Walter Brennan;
listed at National Film Registry 1990; videos/DVDscredits from IMDb

"3 Godfathers" [1948]
Directed by John Ford with John Wayne, Pedro Armendáriz, Harry Carey Jr. & Ward Bond
full credits from IMDb

"She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" [1949]
Directed by John Ford; starring John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar, Ben Johnson, Harry Carey Jr.
& Victor McLaglen; videos/DVDsfull credits from IMDb

"Helltown" [1950 re-release]
"Helltown" 1950 re-release of 1937 "Born To The West" starring John Wayne  Directed by Charles Barton; based on "Valley of The Wild Horses" (1927) by Zane Grey; starring John Wayne, Marsha Hunt, Johnny Mack Brown, John Patterson, Monte Blue & Lucien Littlefield; re-release of 1937 "Born To The West"
Alpha Video b&w DVD [6/2002] for $7.98
Good Times Video double feature DVD [5/2001] for $4.98 {with "Blue Steel" [1934]}
United American b&w VHS out of prodn/many used

"Operation Pacific" [1951]
DVD 2/2005 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043887/

"Big Jim McLain" [Warner Aug 1952]
Big Jim McLain video   H.U.A.C. investigators Wayne & Arness break up a ring of Commie troublemakers in Hawaii. Directed by Edward Ludwig; starring John Wayne, Nancy Olson, James Arness, Alan Napier, Veda Ann Borg & Hans Conried
Warner b&w VHS [5/94] out of stock/used
full credits from IMDb

more info on Magic Lantern's Hollywood Blacklist Pages

"Rio Grande" [1950]
Directed by John Ford; starring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson, Claude Jarman Jr., Harry Carey Jr.,
Chill Wills, J. Carrol Naish & Victor McLaglen; full credits from IMDb

"The Quiet Man" [Argosy/Republic July 1952]
Directed by John Ford; starring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond,
Victor McLaglen & Mildred Natwick; full credits from IMDb
"The Quiet Man" posters available at AllPosters.com

"Trouble Along The Way" [1953]
directed by Michael Curtiz, starring John Wayne /tt0046463/

"Hondo" [Warner Nov 1953]
Hondo movie directed by John Farrow, starring John Wayne  Filmed in WarnerVision dual-strip 3-D, released as 2-D 'flat' prints; shown once on network TV in real 3-D; directed by John Farrow; based on Louis L'Amour's first novel; starring John Wayne, Geraldine Page, Ward Bond & James Arness; Oscar noms for Best Script & Best Supporting Actress (GP)
Paramount color DVD [10/2005] for $10.99
MPI Home Video color VHS [9/94] out of prodn/many used
full credits from IMDb
"Hondo" posters at AllPosters.com
Hondo novel by Louis L'Amour  "Hondo" aka 'The Gift of Cochise' [Louis L'Amour's first novel; 1952]
Bantam pb [6/91] for $4.50

Louis L'Amour [1908-88] Page at 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore

"Screen Directors Playhouse: Rookie of The Year" [NBC-TV Dec 1955]
Co-produced by Hal Roach & Hal Roach, Jr.; directed by John Ford; written by Frank S. Nugent, based on a story
by W.R. Burnett; starring John Wayne, Vera Miles, Ward Bond, James Gleason & Patrick Wayne;
video/DVD not available; episode credits at IMDb

"The Sea Chase" [1955]

"The Conqueror" [1956] as Genghis Kahn

"The Searchers" [1956]
Directed by John Ford; with John Wayne, Ward Bond & Natalie Wood; listed at National Film Registry 1989;
listed on Time Magazine's All-TIME 100 Movies (10/2005) • videos/DVDsfull credits from IMDb

documentary short "A Turning of the Earth: John Ford, John Wayne and The Searchers" [1999]

"Searchers: The Making of An American Legend" [2/2013] by Glenn Frankel /1608191052/ + /B009SJZI60/

"The Wings of Eagles" [M.G.M. Feb 1957]
Directed by John Ford; with John Wayne, Ward Bond & Maureen O'Hara; full credits at IMDb

"Legend of The Lost" [Batjac/United Artists Dec 1957]
Directed by Henry Hathaway; starring John Wayne, Sophia Loren & Rossano Brazzi; full credits at IMDb
http://www.amazon.com/Legend-Lost-John-Wayne/dp/B00006L92Y/

"Rio Bravo" [1959]
Directed by Howard Hawks; starring John Wayne, Dean Martin, Walter Brennan, Angie Dickenson & Ward Bond
videos/DVDscredits from IMDbwatch official trailer [2:46] online at YouTube
Remade twice by Hawks: as "El Dorado' [1966] and again as "Rio Lobo" [1970], both also starring John Wayne

"The Horse Soldiers" [1959]
Directed by John Ford; starring John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers, Judson Pratt, Hoot Gibson, Ken Curtis,
Hank Worden, Chuck Hayward, Denver Pyle & Strother Martin; full credits from IMDb

"North To Alaska" [1960] directed by Henry Hathaway

"The Alamo" [Batjac/United Artists Oct 1960]
The Alamo 1960 movie poster  Sam Houston asked Col. Travis to stall Mexico's Gen. Santa Anna's 6,000-man army at the Alamo mission outside San Antonio. The 200 Texicans were joined by Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and others willing to fight to the death to save the new Republic of Texas. Directed by & starring John Wayne; co-starring Richard Widmark, Richard Boone, Laurence Harvey, Frankie Avalon, Patrick Wayne, Linda Cristal, Chill Wills & Denver Pyle; Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Wills), Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Music (Dimitri Tiomkin), won for Best Sound
MGM/UA UNCUT {202 min.} color VHS [12/2001] for $9.94
MGM/UA widescreen [162 min.} DVD [12/2000] for $17.98
Sony soundtrack CD [3/95] for $11.98
full credits from IMDb
11"x17" poster (at left) from Amazon for $9.99
14"x11" poster from Amazon for $9.99

"The Comancheros" [1961]
Directed by Michael Curtiz; starring John Wayne & Stuart Whitman

"The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" [1962]
Directed by John Ford; based on a Dorothy M. Johnson story; starring John Wayne, James Stewart, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin, Edmond
O'Brien, Andy Devine, Ken Murray, John Carradine, Jeanette Nolan, Woody Strode, Denver Pyle & Strother Martin
videos/DVDsfull credits from IMDb

"McLintock" Western comedy [1963]
in Technicolor, with Maureen O'Hara, Patrick Wayne, Stefanie Powers & Chill Wills

"Donovan's Reef" [Paramount June 1963]
Directed by John Ford; starring John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Elizabeth Allen, Jack Warden, Cesar Romero,
Dorothy Lamour, Marcel Dalio & Mike Mazurki; full credits from IMDb

"How The West Was Won" [MGM/Cinerama Feb 1963]
How The West Was Won movie co-directed by John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall & Richard Thorpe  
How The West Was Won novelization by Louis L'Amour  
Co-directed by John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall & Richard Thorpe; starring Lee J. Cobb, Henry Fonda, Karl Malden, Gregory Peck, George Peppard, Robert Preston, Harry Dean Stanton, James Stewart, Lee Van Cleef, Eli Wallach, John Wayne & Richard Widmark; Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Music, Best Costumes, won Oscars for Best Script, Best Editing, Best Sound; listed at National Film Registry 1997
Warner Home Video Ultimate Collector's Edition DVD [9/2008] 3 disks for $19.99
Warner Home Video color DVD [5/2007] out of prodn/used
Warner letterbox color DVD [7/98] for $12.99
Warner color VHS [5/2000] for $14.95
Warner widescreen color VHS [5/2000] for $14.95
Rhino soundtrack double CD [1/97] for $30.38
full credits from IMDb
11"x17" poster available at AllPosters [dot] com
Novelization by Louis L'Amour [1963]
Bantam pb [6/81] out of print/used

"Circus World" [Paramount/Rank June 1964]
'Circus World' 1964 movie in Cinerama starring John Wayne  Mostly filmed in Spain, with scenes in London & Paris; photographed in Technicolor™ and SuperTechnirama70™; Matt Masters takes his Wild West Show to Europe (circa 1900), partly to find his lost love, an aerialist; on arrival in Spain, the ship capsizes and Matt is penniless; he hurries to Paris, France and asks for a job with Colonel Purdy's Wild West Show; a year later Matt is back on his feet and touring the capitols of Europe . . . Produced by Samuel Bronston; directed by Henry Hathaway; screenplay by Ben Hecht, Julian Zimet & James Edward Grant, based on original story by Nicholas Ray & [blacklistee] Bernard Gordon; original music by Dimitri Tiomkin; starring John Wayne, Rita Hayworth, Claudia Cardinale, Lloyd Nolan, Richard Conte, John Smith & Katharyna
Region 1 DVD/Blu-ray not available
Best Film & Video Co. widescreen color VHS [3/91] 2 tapes for $19.99
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

"The Sons of Katie Elder" [1965]
Directed by Henry Hathaway, with John Wayne

"El Dorado" [1966]
remake of "Rio Bravo" [1959], directed by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne

"The Green Berets" [1968]

"Hellfighters" [1968] /tt0063060/
http://www.amazon.com/Hellfighters-John-Wayne/dp/0783230478/

"The Undefeated" [1969] directed by Andrew V. McLaglen

"True Grit" [1969]
starring John Wayne, Glen Campbell & Kim Darby; full credits from IMDb

"Rio Lobo" [Batjac/National General Dec 1970]
Italian poster for 'Rio Lobo' 1970 John Wayne Western movie  Supposedly a second remake of "Rio Bravo" [1959], but the stories are not really that similar; Wayne's Col. McNally is betrayed during the U.S. Civil War and a band of Confederate soldiers hijack a gold shipment from him; after the war ends, McNally receives word that the traitors have taken over the town of Rio Lobo in Texas. . .; filming at Old Tucson Studios in Arizona and in Mexico. Co-produced & directed by Howard Hawks {his final film}; written by Burton Wohl & Leigh Brackett; music by Jerry Goldsmith; starring John Wayne, Jorge Rivero, Jennifer O'Neill, Jack Elam, Christopher Mitchum, Victor French, Susana Dosamantes, Sherry Lansing, David Huddleston, Mike Henry, Bill Williams, Jim Davis, Dean Smith, Robert Donner, George Plimpton, Edward Faulkner, Peter Jason, Chuck Courtney, Robert Rothwell, Bob Steele & Hank Worden
Paramount widescreen color Blu-ray [5/2011] 2 disks for $16.01
Paramount widescreen color DVD [4/2003] for $8.49
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipediawatch full movie [low-res; 1:54:16] online at YouTube

"Chisum" [Batjac/Warner Bros. June 1970]
Chisum movie directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, starring John Wayne  Lincoln County cattlemen Chisum and Tunstall fight off corrupt businessman Murphy with the help of gunfighter Billy Bonney. Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, script by Andrew J. Fenady; starring John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Christopher George, Ben Johnson, Glenn Corbett {as Pat Garrett}, Andrew Prine, Bruce Cabot, Patric Knowles, Richard Jaeckel, Lynda Day George, Geoffrey Deuel (as Billy}, Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez, Pedro Armendáriz Jr. & Christopher Mitchum; filmed in Durango, Mexico and at Eaves Movie Ranch in New Mexico
Warner color DVD [5/2007] for $9.69
Warner color DVD [6/2003] out of prodn/used
Warner color VHS [5/98] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDb

"The Cowboys" [1972] /tt0068421/
docu "The Cowboys: Together Again"
docu "The Breaking of Boys and The Making of Men"

"The Train Robbers" [Batjac/Warner Bros. Feb 1973]
The Train Robbers movie poster starring John Wayne  A widow hires an old cowboy and his pals to go to Mexico and find the gold that her husband stole from the railroad, so she can return the loot for the reward and clear her family's name. Written & directed by Burt Kennedy; music by Dominic Frontiere; staring John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Rod Taylor, Ben Johnson, Christopher George, Bobby Vinton, Jerry Gatlin & Ricardo Montalban
Warner Home Video widescreen color DVD [5/2007] for $11.49
Warner Home Video widescreen color DVD [5/2005] for $13.49
Warner Home Video color VHS [2/93] out of prodn/used
14"x11" poster from Amazon for $9.99
28"x22" poster from Amazon for $19.99
full credits from IMDb

"McQ" [1974]

"Brannigan" [1975]


Other  Works  by  John Wayne

Quotable John Wayne book by Carol Lea Mueller  
"The Quotable John Wayne: The Grit & Wisdom of An American Icon" [2007] Compiled by Carol Lea Mueller
Taylor Trade Publng 8x5 hardcover [10/2007] for $10.17

Grammy-nominated spoken-word album "America: Why I Love Her"


Works  About  John Wayne

The Man Who Shot Lewis Vance mystery novel co-starring John Wayne & Charlie Chaplin  "The Man Who Shot Lewis Vance" [1986] by Stuart M. Kaminsky
In 1942 Hollywood, P.I. Toby Peters is lured to a hotel room in hopes of a job, is drugged, and wakes up to find his client murdered and actor John Wayne pointing a gun at Toby's chest; the trail leads to a stolen $10,000 charity donation from Charlie Chaplin, who hires Toby to recover the money. Also includes "Cain's Mutiny" story by Bill Pronzini.
Mysterious Press mass pb [6/90] out of print/used
St. Martin's Press hardcover [1/86] out of print/used

"John Wayne Biography" [1998]

documentary short "A Turning of The Earth: John Ford, John Wayne and The Searchers" [1999]

from A&E John Wayne: American Legend

http://www.amazon.com/John-Wayne-Code-Michael-Turback/dp/097873680X/

"The John Wayne Story" video set [2001]
The John Wayne Story on DVD - The Early Years  
The John Wayne Story on DVD - The Later Years  
not listed on IMDb, actor Mike Eagan is noted on Amazon, probably narrated;
producer Paul Harris is noted on VHS
"The Early Years" [2003]
84-minute docufilm follows 'Duke' Wayne's life and career from Iowa to "Sagebrush Trail" to "The Sands of Iwo Jima", with interviews, rare photos, and scenes from more than forty movies
Good Times Video color/b&w DVD [5/2012] for $5.00
Good Times Video color/b&w VHS [8/2003] for $1.99 {sic}
"The Later Years" [2001]
87-minute docufilm follows 'Duke' Wayne's life and career from "Big Jim McLain" to "The Shootist", with interviews, rare photos, and scenes from many movies
Good Times Video color/b&w DVD [5/2001] out of prodn/used
Gaiam Americas color/b&w VHS [3/2001] for $1.99 {sic}

both parts on VHS
Good Times Home Video VHS [undated] 2 tapes for $19.99

"Legends of Hollywood: John Wayne" DVD

http://www.amazon.com/John-Waynes-Tribute-America-Wayne/dp/B000OZ2CQQ/

"Hollywood Remembers John Wayne" TV? docu

http://www.amazon.com/True-Grits-Recipes-Inspired-Movies/dp/1559724544/

"John Wayne: There Rode a Legend" [1/2006] by Jane Pattie & Maureen O'Hara
http://www.amazon.com/John-Wayne-There-Rode-Legend/dp/0967053404/

"John Wayne - A Western Celebration" [3/2007] by Jane Pattie & Tim Lilley
http://www.amazon.com/John-Wayne-Celebration-Jane-Pattie/dp/0967053439/


Family  &  Friends
Marion Robert Morrison was born in Iowa in 1907; director Raoul Walsh and Fox studio execs decided his screen name
of 'John Wayne' in 1930; he died of stomach cancer in California in 1979 at age 72.


L i n k s
John Wayne entry at Wikipedia
John Wayne credits [1926-80] at Internet Movie Database

browse the John Wayne Store at Amazon
browse John Wayne Westerns on DVD at Amazon
browse John Wayne Westerns on VHS at Amazon
John Wayne Films posters category at AllPosters.com
John Wayne Western posters at AllPosters.com {40+ items}

official John Wayne website
John Wayne Cancer Institute [est. 1981] in Santa Monica, CA
John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California
http://www.dukewayne.com/
www.JohnWayneBirthplace.org


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